AnaBanana.RN

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  1. Okay, so a little background. I have been a float pool nurse at my hospital for a little less than a year now. My main goal is to become a NICU nurse. I was offered a position as a super floater/charge relief RN for PEDS. In float pool, we only get 2...
  2. NEED HELP WITH CHARTING

    Hello, I'm a new grad and I just got hired for a job as a float pool nurse. My nursing school did not really do a great job of teaching us documentation. I was hoping I could get some recommendations for learning more about charting. I would li...
  3. Not Getting Paid Overtime. Is This Illegal?

    I looked at the alternative work week database and since the building was bought by this company in 2013, their was never an alternative work week vote reported.
  4. Not Getting Paid Overtime. Is This Illegal?

    I understand, but what is confusing to me is I know for a fact that in California if you work over 8hrs in a shift the rest is overtime. Now there are ways for healthcare companies to get around that. I know one way is if they hold an alternative wor...
  5. Not Getting Paid Overtime. Is This Illegal?

    Thank you all for your comments. I did some digging and this place never had an alternative work week vote, so I am not entirely sure if what they are doing is legal with that being said. I do not recall signing any exemption for overtime form and if...
  6. Not Getting Paid Overtime. Is This Illegal?

    Hello, I am a new grad living in California who just got her first job at an LTACH. I work three 12 hr shifts a week. From my understanding, anything over 8hrs in a workday is OT pay. When I did my orientation I signed a paper agreeing to a pay...
  7. Hello, I am a new grad nurse that started a new job at a long term acute care hospital. My problem is the place I started at is extremely unprofessional. For instance, I am not at all properly being trained. They give preceptors a heavier patie...
  8. HELP super nervous for my NICU Interview

    Hello Everyone, Sorry it took me so long to give an update. Unfortunately, I did not get the job and I took it really hard initially, but I realized although I'm not a NICU nurse yet, I will get there. I got hired at a long term acute care hosp...
  9. Corrections to NICU

    If this is your dream job, put all you have into it and one day you will get it. Find out if the NICUs in your area accept Associate's degree nurses or if you must have a Bachelor's. I have one in my area that accepts Associate's degree nurses and I ...
  10. I went for an interview yesterday for my dream NICU job at my dream hospital. I had been prepping for the interview for an entire week for possible questions. I prepared my answers for these potential questions and practiced them out loud and with my...
  11. HELP super nervous for my NICU Interview

    The interview was hard. They asked 5 behavioral scenarios and I completely blanked on 2 of them and I don't feel the other 3 were adequate answers. For instance one question was tell me about a time you had a crucial patient and tell me how you used ...
  12. HELP super nervous for my NICU Interview

    Hello, I am a new grad and I have a NICU interview in two days. I'm super nervous about what kind of patient care scenarios they might ask. What patient scenarios do you think they are likely to ask me?
  13. NICU Interview Tips For A New Grad

    I have an upcoming interview for a level III NICU in two weeks. I'm a new grad RN and am super nervous for this interview because this is my dream job. Any input on what to expect, sample questions, things I could do to stand out, or common NICU inte...
  14. Cover Letter Help

    Hello, I am a new graduate nurse and am seeking advice on how to get my cover letter noticed and not just thrown into a pile that will never be read. I have attached my current cover letter below and any advice would be appreciated, especially ...
  15. Hello, I am a new grad nurse and am applying for jobs. I previously worked as a home care aide, but unfortunately my supervisor no longer works there. I only directly dealt with her. I have tried contacting her to ask if it is okay to use her as a r...